Saturday, September 10, 2011

The Most/Least Pesticide Containing Produce

Organic produce is more expensive than non-organic, that is definitely true.  If your budget won't allow you to live completely organic, then this list will help you choose some items to buy organically based on their level of pesticides.  Check out this site for the most complete list of produce items along with more information regarding organic produce :   http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/list/


12 Most Contaminated                                                           
  • Peaches
  • Apples
  • Sweet Bell Peppers
  • Celery
  • Nectarines
  • Strawberries
  • Cherries
  • Pears
  • Grapes (Imported)
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Potatoes
12 Least Contaminated
  • Onions
  • Avocado
  • Sweet Corn (Frozen)
  • Pineapples
  • Mango
  • Asparagus
  • Sweet Peas (Frozen)
  • Kiwi Fruit
  • Bananas
  • Cabbage
  • Broccoli
  • Papaya



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